the doctrine asserting the nonexistence of a personal and immortal soul.
- Also called, Sanskrit, an·at·man [uh-naht-muhn] /əˈnɑt mən/ .
- Compare Three Signs of Being.
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How to use anatta in a sentence
In the struggle they all used knives, and anatta cut his fingers so badly that when they ceased bleeding he could not close them.
As Silvestro did not succeed in cutting his throat very quickly, anatta went to his aid.
I then put up my knife and watched anatta, Ballotti and Guiseppe cut the other two.
Campagne also pleaded guilty, and anatta and Allessandri entered special pleas of voluntary manslaughter.
To this demand he gladly acceded, and soon returned with John anatta, who was at once overpowered and placed in irons.